Today is the first time in about 3 weeks that I will be alone in my own home.  OhMyGod.  Do you have any idea how good that sounds?  To curl up in my socks and undies under a blanket and eat breakfast while I read tweets?  To do laundry without care?  To clean the kitchen … Continue reading alone

Ms. October

That's right, I was one of the Portland folks who bared a little skin for the Get Naked For A Cause Charity Calendar...  Along with my fully clothed husband and partner in pod-casting I'm Ms. October.  Come on down, buy a copy of the calendar and I'll sign it for you. xoxo


This Friday has special significance in the lives of many... It's my daughter's birthday. It's the first day of spring. It's the anniversary of this country's invasion of Iraq. I don't need a calendar to tell me any of that.  I remember the day she was born thinking that she was going to arrive on … Continue reading bittersweet


One of the last things my dentist told me before I left today was "It's going to feel like you have food stuck between your teeth for a couple of weeks." All I could really think upon hearing that was that I had a good reason, a very good reason, for willingly having dental work … Continue reading stuck